TRENTON – Former New Jersey Assemblyman Neil M. Cohen was charged with an additional count of possession of child pornography today, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced.
ELIZABETH—A week after he escaped from guards while on trash duty at the Union County Jail, Phillip Ruddy was captured, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Monday.
ELIZABETH – A stray bullet struck and wounded a 9-year-old boy who was playing in an Elizabeth apartment building last Wednesday afternoon.
ELIZABETH – Two men who impersonated police officers broke into a hotel room and robbed a Newark couple of $500 on Friday morning, police said.
ELIZABETH – Presided over by Board President Adrienne S. Vogel and Executive Director Cory Storch, Bridgeway’s Annual Public Meeting of the Board of Trustees, held on June 23at the Peterstown Community Center in Elizabeth was a night of recognizing special achievements and special partnerships.
ELIZABETH—Benedictine Academy, an all-female Catholic college prep high school in Elizabeth, has released its fourth quarter honor roll. Forty-eight students at the Academy were honored for their outstanding academic performance.
ELIZABETH – A team of four at-risk youth members of Community Access Unlimited (CAU) have been selected by the National Independent Living Association (NILA) to do a presentation about “Living in the System” to attendees at the 2009 NILA Conference in Nashville, Tenn., from Sept. 1-4.
PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain—Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jerry Melvin, a 1999 graduate of Elizabeth High School, along with more than 2,500 sailors and Marines from the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (BATARG), Norfolk, Va., and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU), Camp Lejeune, N. C., are currently deployed to support Maritime Security Operations, provide crisis response capability, and increase theater security cooperation and forward Naval presence in the Fifth and Sixth Fleet areas of operation.
BRISTOL, R.I.—Danielle Salamone, a resident of Elizabeth, has been named to the Spring 2009 Dean’s List at Roger Williams University.
ELIZABETH—Colombian art, music, literature, poetry and dance will enrich the library experience for Elizabeth Public Library patrons and guests as the Elizabeth Colombian Lions Club present, Semana Cultural 20 de Julio: A Commemoration of Colombia’s Independence Day.